An Extraordinary Wedding Venue

Our unique venue creates the perfect backdrop...

Let us help you wow your guests by providing a unique setting for a wedding day like no other! We offer flexible spaces for the perfect wedding in London. Our Senior Common Room is able to host an intimate ceremony before progressing to the stunning Octagon to enjoy a sit-down wedding breakfast with your guests.

Our team will be delighted to talk you through the options available. For information on how to find us, please visit our Location page.

The Octagon

The Octagon

Capacity: Civil Ceremonies for up to 240 guests.
Capacity: 100–240 guests for a sit-down dinner.

This stunning venue was built in 1888 and was originally the Queen Mary library, designed by Victorian architect ER Robson and inspired by the Reading Room at the British Museum. The domed ceiling reaches an impressive three storeys high and busts of famous literati surround the dome including Shakespeare, Wordsworth and Chaucer to name a few.

The Octagon is licensed for civil ceremonies for up to 240 guests and can host 100 to 240 guests for a wedding breakfast.

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The Senior Common Room

Capacity: Civil Ceremonies for up to 120 guests.

This historical venue is located on the first floor of the iconic Queens’ Building, overlooking the Queens’ Lawn, Courtyard and Victorian Clocktower. This exclusive use private members club offers harmony and serenity, providing you and your guests a very private location for your civil ceremony for up to 120 guests, or 80 guests for a ceremony and reception.

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Guests on the lawn

The Queens' Building

Ideal spaces for your drinks reception

Enjoy a glass of bubbles and canapés with your guests in the Queens’ foyer, courtyard or on the lawn in front of the Queens’ Clocktower.

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Step inside The Octagon!

Step inside and take a walk around the Octagon wherever you are using our interactive tour.

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Some of our couples have shared some kind words about their Weddings at QMUL experience. Feel free to take a look and see what they have to say!

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